Parenting: Guides for Parents, Teachers, Caregivers

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AUDIENCE – Adults


A Guide for Helping Children Manage Anger C0098
This presentation was developed to help parents and caregivers recognize when a child is acting out through anger, when it is normal and healthy and how to recognize signs that something more serious is going on and should be addressed.

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Building Resiliency in Children: A Parent’s Guide P0217
This presentation will teach participants how to recognize characteristics of resilient children as well as methods for building resilience in children by teaching coping skills, optimism, character building and more.

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Challenges Faced By Dual Military Couples M0225
During this presentation, participants will learn about: the challenges of dual military couples and coping methods for dealing with the challenges and what to do when the dual military couple has children and both parents deploy.

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Children & Separations Issues of Deployment C0008
This presentation addresses the positive aspect of separation from the deployed parent and ways to strengthen the relationship long distance. Additionally, it discusses detrimental coping strategies to watch for and signs to recognize that it is time to seek professional help.

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Children and Moving C0204
This presentation covers the challenges children face when moving to a new location and tips to help children handle moving and adjusting to their new surroundings.

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Conflict Resolution with Children ages 4 – 12 C0018
You will find guidelines and ground rules for everyone to use when resolving conflict as well as effective problem solving techniques will be addressed. This is developed for parents.

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Conflict Resolution with Children ages 13-16 C0043
This presentation provides guidelines and ground rules for everyone to use when resolving conflict as well as effective problem solving techniques will be addressed. This is developed for parents.

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Conflict Resolution for Middle School C0193
This presentation is designed to help middle school-age kids understand what conflict is, different responses to conflict, communication skills that can help prevent conflict and beneficial ways of handling and resolving conflict.

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Developmental Stages 13 – 18 C0256
This presentation discusses rate of development and growth for the 13 to 18 year old and how each child is unique.

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Effective Discipline for Pre-Teens ages 10-12 P0022
This workshop teaches parents and caregivers how to maintain good communication, how to discipline, how the military lifestyle briefing affects the child and more.

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Effective Discipline for School Age Children ages 6-9 P0020
This presentation addresses the developmental stage of six to nine year olds and effective tools for setting guidelines, shaping behavior, discipline and touches on the affect deployment has on this age group.

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Effective Discipline for Teens ages 13-17 P0023
Parents and caregivers of teenagers will learn effective guidelines for setting rules, limits and consequences for their teen.

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Effective Discipline for Young Children ages 2-5 P0039
This presentation explores our job as caregivers and parents to support a positive learning environment while creating guidelines and teaching skills that promote the growing process.

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From Couplehood to Parenthood M0170
This presentation takes an honest look at the changes a couple faces upon welcoming a baby into their family and how to make the transition to welcoming the new member if the spouse is deployed.

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Helping Children Cope with Post-Deployment Issues P0143
This presentation talks about a child’s concerns and potential challenges with the return of a parent from deployment and suggests coping techniques that a parent can employ to support a satisfying and positive reintegration process for the entire family. Includes parent guides and activities for toddlers/preschoolers, grade-school children and teenagers.

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Helping the Service Member Reconnect with their Child RR0173
This presentation looks at the possible reactions children have to their returning Service Member parents and offers way that can help the child reconnect.

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How Children Grieve C0101
This presentation offers parents and caregivers tools for assisting children at all developmental stages through the death of a loved one.

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Introducing a New Baby P0196
This presentation will help participants understand their child’s possible reaction to a new sibling as well as helpful ways to prepare a child for a new sibling.

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Parent/Child Communication C0038
This presentation introduces the benefits of effective communication and how parents can develop healthy communication in their relationships to reinforce strong child/parent bonds. Addresses each age level.

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Parenting Skills for the Single Service Member P0131
This comprehensive presentation addresses the many aspects of single parenting in the military including: letting go of guilt, helping your child understand the importance of your job, how to effectively parent while deployed and much more.

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Parenting Teens P0027
This presentation discusses the developmental milestones teenagers reach, provides an understanding of their development and what parents can do to best support their young adult.

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Redeployment: Issues for Children RR0089
This presentation provides an overview of important information for families facing deployment – through all the cycles of deployment and from the points of view of all members.

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Relationship Tips for Teens C0232
This presentation will impart ways to make teen dating a positive experience, how to survive a break up and how to tell the difference between love and infatuation.

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Responding to Toddlers Who Bite and Hit P0133
This presentation reviews challenging toddler behavior like biting and hitting and provides solutions for redirecting the child to make better choices and communicate effectively.

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Sibling/Parent Relationships: Building Healthy Relationships C0111
This presentation explores relationships between each member, provides tools to deal with conflict and communication as a means for overcoming conflict and strengthening the bond.

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Strengthening Parenting Practices CY0279
This presentation is aimed at providing parenting practices that will strengthen the military family throughout the deployment cycle. Tools, exercises and real-life examples are included to drive the effectiveness of the material provided.

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Supporting Your Child through Deployment C0275
This presentation addresses the issues children can experience throughout a deployment and offers solutions parents can use to provide support and comfort.

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Teens & the Power of Peer Pressure C0110
This presentation provides an inside look at peer pressure – what it is and why kids sometimes give in. This presentation will also offer some ideas on how to say no to peer pressure.

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Talking to Parents: Effective Parent/Caregiver Communication P0010
This was developed for caregivers on the art of addressing a parent regarding issues their child may be having in the classroom or other care environment. Also Included are guidelines for long-term relationship building.

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Teaching Children How to Get Along P0185
With a roomful of young children, conflict isn’t a surprise. This presentation offers information on the caregiver’s role describes some difficult behaviors and suggests problem solving skills that can help keep the peace. Includes a workbook of activities.

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Trauma and Children: A Guide for Helping Children Manage Traumatic Events ML0199
When a Parent Deploys ages 2-5 C0103
This presentation discusses children’s fears and possible reactions to trauma as well as tips for talking to children and helping them cope and handle their feelings.

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